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If you are applying for a mortgage, loan, assisted housing income, or state or local benefits,you may need social security benefit verification letter or proof of income letter from SSA.

  • Create or sign in to my Social Security account at
  • On the Right side of the screen select Replacement Documents 
  • Select “get a Benefit Verification Letter” to tailor it to your needs 
  • Select Apply to Letter after finishing customizing
  • Print and save your personalized letter

When a person’s claim for benefits has been approved, the Social Security Administration (SSA) sends out an award letter or award notice.

Call Social Security and schedule an appointment if you need to replace your original award letter, you can request a copy by calling Social Security at 800-772-1213 or visiting your local SSA office. 

An award letter is not the same thing as a benefit verification letter (also called a proof of award letter, benefits letter, budget letter, or proof of income letter.)

If you need help requesting your Social Security benefit verification letter online, call toll-free number at 1-800-772-1213 or visit your SSA office.

You can also request proof that you have applied for benefits or proof that you have never received Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income.

Sample Social Security Administration Benefit Verification Letter

Social Security Administration

  • APT 1405
  • SAN ANTONIO TX 78240-1461

  • Date: January 21, 2021
  • BNC: 21BI829F83084
  • REF: DC

You asked us for information from your record. The information that you requested is shown below. If you want anyone else to have this information, you may send them this letter.

Information About Supplemental Security Income Payments 

Beginning January 2021, the current Supplemental Security Income payment is $858.00.

This payment amount may change from month to month if income or living situation changes.

Supplemental Security Income Payments are paid the month they are due. For example, Supplemental Security Income Payments for March are paid in March.

Type of Supplemental Security Income Payment Information 

You are entitled to monthly payments as a disabled child.

Date of Birth Information 

The date of birth shown on our records is April 27, 1990.

Suspect Social Security Fraud?

Please visit or call the Inspector General’s Fraud Hotline at 1-800-269-0271 (TTY1-866-501-2101).

If You Have Questions:

We invite you to visit our web site at on the Internet to find generalinformation about Social Security. If you have any specific questions, you may call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213, or call your local office at 877-697-4799. We can answer most questions over thephone. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may call our TTY number, 1-800-325-0778. You canalso write or visit any Social Security office. The office that serves your area is located at:

  • SAN ANTONIO, TX 78245

If you do call or visit an office, please have this letter with you. It will help us answer your questions.Also, if you plan to visit an office, you may call ahead to make an appointment.  This will help us serveyou more quickly when you arrive at the office.

                                                             Social Security Administration

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